Martial arts is rooted firmly in the belief that helping others is an obligation — indeed, for a Samurai it was considered to be one of the most sought-after characteristics.  This task involves raising £250 for a charity — part of this fundraising can come from sponsorship of the 1,500 kicks & 1,500 punches I will undertake during the grading on 31 March 2019.

Thomas and I are raising money together (£250 each) for a charity close to our hearts: Burning Nights CRPS ( Following our experience of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, we feel that this debilitating & little-understood and recognised condition needs as much support as possible.

Please see our fundraising page here:

To find out more about CRPS & Thomas’ story, read this post: What is CRPS?